Ikea Granas Chairs

Our dining area is fairly small and I tire easily of shopping for furniture.  So after looking for a set of lightweight chairs with little result, I decided to just give our old Ikea chairs an overhaul.  I finally got all the materials and finished them about a week ago.  They are much sturdier and more comfortable than the original chairs.

The first chair taken apart – (I had to get gloves for the rest of them to avoid getting splinters.)

Ikea Granas Chair taken apart

Supplies – 1/4″ plywood to glue to the frame, wood glue, clamps to hold them together until the glue dried, 1/2″ foam, batting, cloth, staple gun, scissors, drill and screws.

Ikea Granas Chair Upholsterey Supplies

The bottom of one of the chairs –

Ikea Granas Chair Bottom

The final product –

Ikea Granas Chair Upholstered

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Fall Leaves Blanket

Here is the finished blanket.  I used blanket stitch with black thread to join the two layers.  I also added a couple of photos with Charlie wallowing on it.

Fall Leaves Blanket

Better yet, just found this one of him checking it out:

Fall Leaves Blanket

I had to bribe him with it to get my laundry out:

Fall Leaves Blanket

And finally blissfully wallowing on it –

Fall Leaves Blanket

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